ZEITOUN FINAL TEST
Part I 1. What country was Zeitoun born in? a) Egypt. b) Syria. c) Afghanistan. d) Iran. 2. Who did Zeitoun fish with as a child? a) His uncle. b) His brother. c) His cousins. d) His father. 3. What time of day would Zeitoun fish when he was a child? a) Morning. b) Noon. c) Night. d) All of these. 4. Who did Zeitoun give all his fishing money to? a) His mother. b) The church. c) His uncle. d) His father. 5. What is the name of Zeitoun's wife? a) Kathy. b) Kitty. c) Kallie. d) Katie. 6. How many children does Zeitoun have? a) 4. b) 2. c) 3.. d) 5. 7. Why does Zeitoun go by his last name? a) He shares his father's name. b) His buddies always called him that. c) His name changed when he migrated. d) His first is hard to pronounce. 8. What is Zeitoun's occupation? a) Substitute teacher. b) Driver. c) Professor. d) Contractor. 9. Why is Zeitoun getting more work than normal at the beginning of the book? a) A hurricane is coming. b) His just graduated. c) The holiday season is coming. d) He has more time. 10. When did Zeitoun forget about his daughter? a) When moving to a new house. b) When bringing her home from the hospital. c) When coming home from work. d) When taking her to school. 11. When does Zeitoun think about his family in the homeland? a) When he goes to church. b) When he drives to work. c) When he gets letters. d) When he eats dinner. 12. What does Zeitoun's wife think about the news reports about Katrina? a) They are exaggerated. b) They are upsetting. c) They are right on. d) They are completely false. 13. When does Zeitoun's wife hear the warnings about Katrina? a) While she is on the bus. b) While she is at work. c) While she is preparing dinner. d) While she is driving. 14. How is Zachary different from his siblings? a) He has light skin. b) He is a citizen. c) He has a mental disability. d) He is from a different marriage. 15. How do Zeitoun and his wife keep in touch all day? a) They meet in the office. b) They send emails. c) They call each other. d) They text message. 16. What religion does Zeitoun's wife follow? a) Catholocism. b) Buddism. c) Islam. d) Mormonism. 17. Where does Zeitoun's brother live? a) Iran. b) Spain. c) Syria. d) Mexico. 18. Where was Ahmad from? a) Syria. b) Pakistan. c) Turkey. d) Lebanon. Part II 19. What does the strange sound that wakes Zeitoun up remind him of? a) A drum beat. b) A gunshot. c) A river. d) A pipe. 20. What does the yard look like after Zeitoun is awoken by a strange sound? a) A wasteland. b) A swamp. c) A dump. d) A sea.
d) E-mail. d) Her sister's house. c) The dead animals. What items from childhood does Zeitoun save from the flood? a) Tools. c) Hungry. a) All of these. Where does Zeitoun sleep when his bed won't do during the storm? a) The roof. 26. c) The rain. 29. 35. 31. c) He uses the canoe. What kind of boat helps the single woman found by Zeitoun? a) Fishing boat. c) They do not know each other at all. d) Scared. 37. b) Shouting. How does Zeitoun figure out where the extra water is coming from after the storm? a) He sees that it is not salt water. b) Her jewelery. 36. b) Marijuna. b) He carries them to the second floor. 25. c) Her box. c) Shooting up flares. How much water is in the house after the first day of flooding? a) 9 ft. b) He didn't renew the flood insurance. c) He moves them to the basement. 32. c) He sees that it have reeds in it. d) Cigarettes. c) A hotel. How do Zeitoun and Frank know each other? a) They work together. d) He watches the heavy rain fall. d) He floats in a sled. 30. How does Zeitoun keep in touch with Kathy during the flood? a) Text message. d) They went to school together. 39. b) He makes a raft. b) Land line calls. c) Military boat. b) The humidity. d) Work with strangers. What does Zeitoun refuse to do during the flood? a) All of these. b) Antiques. d) Photos. 34. b) Her mother's house. What does Kathy want saved from the flood? china. b) The bathtub. d) The silence. d) Waving a white sheet. How does Zeitoun get around the neighborhood during the flood? a) He swims. What is Frank desperate for when Zeitoun sees him? a) Pain medication. What does Kathy tease Zeitoun about when she hears about the flood? a) He can't swim. Where does the extra water in the yard come from after the storm? a) The lake. b) He sees it flowing from the north. c) The sirens. d) The couch. b) Canoe. d) Her
24. b) They are neighbors. b) His property. 33. c) Letters. d) He puts them in a time capsule. 38. d) Kayak. b) 7 ft. b) Happy. 27. c) A hotel. d) His family. How does Zeitoun save special items from the flood? a) He loads them in the canoe. 23. b) Listen to the radio.
22. d) 13 ft. What makes the area so uncomfortable during the flood? a) The animal howls. d) The gutters. What does Zeitoun say the dogs in the neighborhood sound like during the flood? a) Angry. b) The sea. What does Zeitoun weep for while getting around the neighborhood during the flood? a) The injured people. c) He gets to play at the lake. d) He told her to come home. c) Leave the city. c) Alchohol. Where does Kathy stay after hearing about the flood? a) Her brother's house.
.21. 28. c) 11 ft. c) Cell phone. What is the elderly couple in the neighborhood doing to get attention? a) Playing loud music.
b) 2003. b) It is shown on TV. b) He talks to his wife. d) She sees it in a FEMA report. Where does Kathy hear about unidentified bodies? a) From FEMA reports. b) Military men. Why does Kathy's mother think she wears the hijab? a) For her husband. 41. 48. What causes Kathy to worry when she is in Phoenix? a) Her kids can't go to school. c) On the news. b) Clumps come out when she brushes Aisha's hair. What makes Zeitoun enthusiastic during the flood? a) He makes money. 56. 54. c) She calls friends in the area. b) To be closer to Zeitoun. d) Swimming. c) She hears Zachary praying and crying. c) Kathy. b) He repeatedly called Kathy. How did Ahmad try to find Zeitoun? a) He sent a plea to a rescue organization. Why does Kathy call the Clairborne house? a) FEMA officials are near it. b) Zachary. d) Friends in the area. 50. 42. b) She calls FEMA. d) He watched the news. c) He called all the properties. 58. Who takes Zeitoun's missing the worst? a) Aisha. c) For her children. c) His properties. b) Mockli. 55. Why does Kathy decide to visit Yuko? a) To avoid her family. c) FEMA officials. d) Ahmad. c) Golfing. d) Debris.40. b) To make people uncomfortable. b) Her friend lives there. c) It is the only property with a working phone. d) Hearing the message gives her comfort. Who does Kathy ask for help in finding her husband? a) Police men. How does Yuko look for information about Zeitoun? a) She calls the military. 44. How does Kathy realize who is taking Zeitoun's missing the hardest? a) Her own hair is turning gray. What year does this take place in? a) 2005. d) He saves people. c) Zeitoun stops calling her. 53. 43. 52.
. c) Spain. b) Painting. d) Her mother is mad at her. Where does Kathy start getting many international calls from? a) Syria. d) To bother her family. c) She looks on the internet. 51. d) Mahatma. Who does Zeitoun seek out the second day of the flood? a) Elderly people. 46. 49. What contaminates the water in the flood? a) Gasoline. 45. Part III 47. d) Ahmad calls every day in tears. b) Zeitoun is coming to join them. c) To keep her children safe. d) On phone calls. d) To get some work done. d) She knows when they can return. What lie does Kathy tell her children to keep them calm? a) They are going back to their grandma's house. d) Spain. c) 2004. How does Kathy see an image of her house? a) A neighbor e-mails one to her. c) He repairs some damage. c) All of these. 57. b) Food. b) Sri Lanka. d) Dogs. b) Their house is still under water. b) God. c) Mohommed. What is Zeitoun's oldest brother famously good at? a) Doctoring. b) In the newspapers. d) She calls the Red Cross. c) She has talked to Zeitoun recently. d) 2006. What is the name of Zeitoun's oldest brother? a) Manami.
73. Why does Zeitoun worry about getting special attention from military men? a) He is Arab. What causes the mayor to cancel the reopening of the city? a) The gangs. b) His hands. d) A military stronghold. 67. b) He disobeyed the evacuation orders. b) He is hand cuffed. c) He is afraid to tell others where she is. b) Sleep. b) Police uniforms. c) 9/11. Why does Zeitoun think he is being arrested at first? a) He looked like a looter. 77. Part IV 69. What do the soldiers turn the bus depot into? a) A helicopter pad. How does Kathy feel about the family in Syria while her husband is missing? a) She is glad they are praying. b) A battle ground. What does the Red Cross have to identify Zeitoun by if he shows up? a) His driver's license. What is the name of the second hurricane? a) Ricky. What does the bus terminal look like to Zeitoun when he gets there? a) Complete chaos. 65. c) Fret and worry. d) He doesn't have her number memorized. b) She sees it in a FEMA report.59. 68. b) When he converted to Islam. How long did Kathy's kids miss school? a) 3 weeks. c) Rhonda. b) She wants to find Zeitoun. d) A picture. b) An evacuation site. c) She wants to begin cleaning it up. What makes Kathy want to return to her house? a) She wants to move on with her life. 60. d) He was attacked. c) Black from head to toe. What kind of weapons are the men breaking into Zeitoun's house using? a) Guns. 62. d) All of these. c) He took military MREs. 61. b) He has no ID. 76. d) Rita. d) She wants to continue with what her husband started there. What does Kathy do when her kids are in school the first day? a) Crochet blankets. What are the men breaking into Zeitoun's house dressed in? a) Red cross uniforms. c) A hospital. 63. d) The military orders. d) Mismatched military clothing. b) He slipped off the roof. c) His money. d) 4 weeks. 74. 72. c) Knives. c) Sings. d) His ownership papers. b) The second levy break. c) She wants them all to come help find him. d) When he immigrated. c) 1 week. b) She wishes they would stop calling her. 66. d) She hears it on the news. b) 2 weeks. 64. b) Prays. How does Kathy think her husband might have been injured? a) He was hurt while helping others. c) He doesn't speak good English. c) She hears it on the radio. What does Kathy do on the floor with Nademah? a) Sleeps. c) The second hurricane.
. Why can't Zeitoun call Kathy at Yuko's house? a) His phone is dead. How does Kathy learn of the death toll in New Orleans? a) She reads it in a magazine. What do the people breaking into Zeitoun's house demand to see? a) His ID. b) Whips. 75. d) She is grateful for their support. d) He didn't turn in his canoe. c) His birth certificate. c) He got sick. d) He was a marine. d) Call her homes. b) A video. When did Zeitoun's worries about special attention from military men begin? a) His 30th birthday. 70. 71. b) Roda. d) Colors.
c) All of these. b) Autism. d) An infection. c) She has memory lapses. c) The Quran. What causes Kathy's physical problems according to the doctors? a) PTSD. Part V 83. d) It has mold. b) Bad deeds. c) The government. Why is the temporary housing deemed unsafe? a) It has no electricity. d) Fiduciary Emergency Medical Aid. 96. d) The Bus Prison. b) Aldaron. Why is Zeitoun told he can't use the phone at the bus terminal? a) The lines need to remain open. c) Bright lights. d) Mohammed. 92.
. d) All of these. b) Nobody knows. d) The original one is under investigation.c) A hospital. d) FEMA. c) His gut. What problem does Kathy have with the phone? a) She can't push the buttons hard enough. d) Water. c) Fibromyalgia. b) The original one is beyond repair. Where is the Darkening Found? a) The Bible. c) 6. c) She forgets who she is calling. b) Police men. 91. d) A prison. d) A poetry book. c) Veil. Who does Kathy try to sue? a) The military. What problems does Kathy have in 2008? a) She has miscarriages. What do doctors think was causing the pain Zeitoun felt while in prison? a) Stress. 84. How does Zeitoun treat his infection while he is arrested? a) He cuts it out. b) It is not insulated. 81. What rights is Zeitoun waiting for after being arrested? a) Right to an attorney. b) 4. d) Pork. What is the bus station prison called? a) Greyhound Encampment. 87. 94. d) They are not for prisoners. b) She forgets phone numbers. d) 7. c) He makes a poultice. 95. 90. b) His head. 78. b) FEMA. What does Zeitoun think was causing the pain he felt while in prison? a) Sorrow. c) Federal Environmental Military Agency. d) MS. d) She loses weight. b) He buys some disinfectant. b) They are busy. Where did Zeitoun have pain while in prison? a) His leg. b) Financial Emergency Military Agency. c) Ahmad. What does Zeitoun name his baby boy? a) Machtam. c) The city. 85. b) Steak. c) Camp Greyhound. 88. Who deems Zeitoun's temporary housing unsafe? a) The military. d) An infection. c) They aren't working. d) His side. What does FEMA stand for? a) Federal Emergency Management Agency. d) The dial tone gives her headaches. b) A text book. 82. b) Bus System Incarceration. 80. What is Zeitoun given that he can't eat? a) Cabbage. c) Injustice. 93. 89. How many parts does this book have? a) 5. c) The original one was used for the bail. c) Appedicitis. What are Zeitoun's kids afraid of after the flood? a) Dogs. d) He prays. 79. b) All of these. d) A phone call to loved ones. Why do they have to make a new office? a) The original one is being re-built. b) The Red Cross. 86. b) To know what he is arrested for. c) It has asbestos. 97.
b) His pain in his side. c) Gave him something to work for. d) His memories. 100. d) Dave Chappelle. b) Made him stronger. What makes Zeitoun struggle to sleep? a) The silence. What does Zeitoun say his experience did for him? a) Opened his eyes. ONE LAST QUESTION: The author of this book is: a) Dave Eggers. c) David Letterman.98. b) Dave Barry. d) Realigned his priorities.
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. c) The headaches. 99.